We're bringing the UK Stroke Assembly 2020 to you. We'll provide online resources, workshops and materials to support your recovery at home. We're hosting weekly webinars and a range of activities to keep you engaged with our community and to ensure everyone is able to find the support they need.
Stroke is one of the biggest killers in Wales and a leading cause of disability, with around 7,400 strokes occurring each year. There are nearly 67,000 stroke survivors living in Wales.
We're proud to have a brilliant array of high profile supporters who go the extra mile to raise awareness of our work and help us support and campaign for stroke survivors.
Whether it’s taking part in a fundraising run, meeting the people we support, or giving time for media interviews, we would like to thank everyone for being such an important part of our family.
Diabetes is a condition caused by too much sugar in your blood. Having diabetes almost doubles your risk of stroke.
Find out how stroke can affect your balance, what can help, and how to look after yourself if your balance has been affected by stroke.
Around 30% of survivors experience pain after stroke. Post-stroke pain includes muscle and joint pain such as spasticity and shoulder pain. Learn about the causes and treatments.
Some people can experience post-stroke seizures. A small number of people go on to develop epilepsy, which is a tendency to have repeated seizures. Find out about the different types of seizures and how epilepsy is diagnosed and treated.
The UK Stroke Assembly Central took place on Monday 1 and Tuesday 2 July 2019 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, East Midlands Airport, Derby. Run over two full days this residential event was packed with positive vibes and determination that things are changing and stroke is been made a priority.
Project Grants cover the whole spectrum of stroke research - from secondary prevention and risk factors, through to treatment and rehabilitation in a clinical setting, and longer-term in the community.
In our new blog series, people affected by stroke share their experiences of social distancing.
We organise the largest multidisciplinary stroke conference and exhibition in the UK, bringing together professionals from all stages of the stroke pathway to learn the latest developments in research and practice.